articles on chinese medicine and fertility
A very scientific title that sounds somewhat dry. The essence in the findings was that:
“…. As such, in this study, acupuncture provided a substantial level of improvement in joint pain among breast cancer patients taking aromatase inhibitors, an often lifesaving class of medication with an adverse effect of substantial discomfort….”, “that half of the […]
“Miscarriage can be a devastating event. It causes physical distress and can led to life-lasting negative psychological effects……
Achieving a successful pregnancy is a challenging process from the initial conception to the final delivery”.
Can TCM offer anything to help mitigate these events?
The detail is in the reading and sheds light where perhaps previously there […]
Don’t leave it too late and there may just be an option to get things turned around……
ObjectivesTo assess, using a modelling approach, the effectiveness and costs of breech version with acupuncture-type interventions on BL67 (BVA-T), including moxibustion, compared to expectant management for women with a foetal breech presentation at 33 weeks gestation.
The take home summary:
Results: The […]
Lee E. Hullender Rubin, DAOM, MS, LAc, FABORM
In this study the findings are summarised as:
Acupuncture, compared to no treatment, is effective for increasing: Clinical pregnancy rate by 28%–32%, Ongoing pregnancy rate by 42%, Live birth rate by 30%.The efficacy of acupuncture is still unclear and confounded by the need for an adequate, inert control.Acupuncture was more effective for increasing […]
The effects of acupuncture on pregnancy outcomes of in vitro fertilization with embryo transfer: An interdisciplinary systematic review
In vitro fertilisation with embryo transfer (IVF-ET) is an effective treatment for infertility worldwide. During the 3-year period of this study, the number of initiated cycles increased by almost 9.5% per annum, while the number of babies born increased by 9.1% per annum. In recent years, although some new and interdisciplinary interventions have been developed, the […]
Did you know that it takes four and a half months from the time the follicle in your ovary starts to develop to the moment where the egg it contains is mature enough for ovulation?
There is much you can be doing in this time that will influence the development of that egg.
Diet: We are […]
The question is often asked whether a system of medicine with its roots in such metaphysics as yin yang theory has anything to communicate to western science/medicine?
Chinese medicine (especially acupuncture) has achieved growing acceptance on the fringe of western medicine/culture.
Acupuncture is an object of widespread curiosity and some attempts have been made to integrate some […]
7 fertility boosting tips
Want to give your chances of getting pregnant an all-natural boost from the world of Traditional Chinese Medicine or wondering how practitioners of this medicine like myself view fertility challenges?
Rather than reinvent the wheel, here is an abridged summary on some TCM self help suggestions from a talk given by alexander golberg […]